Deadline approaching for property awards as judges are announced

Organizers of the 13th annual Michelmores/Western Morning News Property Awards are urging those with qualifying buildings, projects or firms to ensure they get their entries prepared in time for the fast approaching deadline onFriday 24th January 2014.

The event is widely acknowledged as the leading competition of its kind and draws quality entries from throughout the South West in 8 categories which celebrate the significant contribution the property sector makes to the West Country economy.

Michelmores' Head of Property, Emma Honey said:

“For a variety of reasons all the Awards’ significant dates have been brought forward from last year including the entry deadline, judging day and the Awards Dinner where we celebrate all the winners.  We want to ensure that all those who intend to enter don’t miss the opportunity and are aware of the earlier closing date.

“We are also able to announce that Becky Sheaves, Homes and Property Editor of the Western Morning News has joined the panel of judges who have all agreed to support the event once again and will be giving up their time to review all the entries and attend a full and very intensive judging day.”

Judges include former CBI Director Sir John Banham, construction industry consultant Angela Kilvington, Kevin Butler former agent of the Bank of England, Mike Leece former CEO of DML, Peter Lacey founding partner of LHC Architecture and Nick Hole Commercial Director of Eagle One.

For the 2013 Awards, categories include: Commercial Project of the Year with a Value Under £5million; Commercial Project of the Year with a Value Over £5million; Building of the Year; Heritage Project of the Year; Eco Project of the Year; The John Laurence Award for Professional Firm of the Year; Residential Project of the Year 40 Units and Under and Residential Project of the Year 41 Units and Over.

Entry forms and rules of the competition can be downloaded by visiting www.michelmores.com and following the link.  Anyone interested in receiving details can register with Hannah Scarbrough at Michelmores: 01392 687753 or hannah.scarbrough@michelmores.com